Duncan Berry, MD

Chief Resident

After completing residency and chief resident year here at Duke, I hope to pursue a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery.  I am interested in research related to vitreoretinal surgery, ocular oncology, retinal imaging and uveitis. 

 

 

Education & training

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina

Internship: Spartanburg Regional Hospital System, Transitional PGYI Program

Residency: Duke University Eye Center

Associated labs, publications, & achievements

 

Publications:

  • Waring GO, Berry DE. Advances in the surgical correction of presbyopia. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2013 Winter;53(1):129-52.
  • Berry DE, Bhatti TM, Mettu PM. The case of the patient with frozen eyes.  EyeNet. April 2015.
  • Berry DE, Seider MI, Mruthyunjaya PM. Full-thickness retino-choroidal biopsy: reaching into your VR bag of tricks. Retina Specialist. 2016 March: 20-24.
  • Berry DE, Fekrat S. Central retinal vein occlusion in GATA2 deficiency. Retina Cases and Brief Reports. 2017. In press.
  • Mruthyunjaya PM, Seider MI, Stinnett S, Schefler AS and the Ocular Oncology Study Consortium*. Association between Tumor Regression Rate and Gene Expression Profile after Iodine 125 plaque radiotherapy for uveal melanoma. Ophthalmology. 2017. In press. *member of consortium.
  • Berry DE, Materin M. Gene expression profile in uveal melanoma. EyeNet. July 2017.
  • Berry DE, Seider MI, Stinnett S, Mruthyunjaya PM, Schefler AC. Relationship of clinical features and baseline tumor size with gene expression profile status in uveal melanoma: a multi-institutional study.  Manuscript under review.
  • Berry DE, Grewal DS, Toth CA, Vajzovic L. The role of anti-VEGF agents in the treatment of pediatric exudative retinopathies. Manuscript under review.
  • Lira J, Berry DE, Weller CL, Proia AD, Lyengold IM. Adenocarcinoma of pigmented ciliary epithelium in congenital microphthalmia with cyst. Manuscript under review.
  • Berry DE, Walter SD, Fekrat S. A novel technique for removal of retained lens fragments using a nitinol retractable basket.  Manuscript under review.
  • Berry DE, Grewal DG, Mruthyunjaya PM. Conjunctival dehiscence following I-125 plaque brachytherapy for uveal melanoma: a report of 3 cases. Manuscript not yet submitted.
  • Seider MI, Berry DE, Schefler AC, Stinnett S, Mruthyunjaya PM. Effect of clinical and pathologic variables on biopsy complication rates in uveal melanoma. Manuscript not yet submitted.
  • Berry DE, Schefler AC, Stinnett S, Mruthyunjaya PM. Correlation of gene expression profile status and American Joint Commission on Cancer (AJCC) stage in uveal melanoma.  Manuscript not yet submitted.
  • Berry DE, Thomas A, Grewal DS, Fekrat S. Disorganization of the Retinal Inner Layers Associated with Final Visual Acuity in Central Retinal Vein Occlusion. Manuscript not yet submitted.

PRESENTATIONS AND ABSTRACTS

  • Alderman CA, Berry DE, Foster AJ, Grass GD, Hurst MS, James HJ, McKinney RA, Pinckney AR. Educating Low Country Food Bank Agencies on the Importance of Nutrition through an Integrative Curriculum. Podium presentation. Presidential Scholars Day at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, April 2012.
  • Berry DE, Kumar JB, Olsen M, Woolsen S, Muir KM. Does Medication Adherence Correlate with Clinical Progression of Glaucoma? Poster presentation. Duke Resident-Fellow Research Day, Durham, NC June 2015.
  • Berry DE, Seider MS, Stinnett S, Mruthyunjaya PM. Ocular Oncology Study Consortium Report 3: Baseline features and releationship to GEP class. Podium presentation. Duke Resident-Fellow Research Day, Durham, NC June 2016.
  • Schefler AC, Hovland PG, Materin MA, Aaberg Jr. TM, Harbour JW, Demirci H, Skalet A, Berry JL, Stinnett SS, Berry DE, Seider M, Mruthyunjaya P.  Ocular Oncology Consortium (OOSC) Report No. 2: Effect of clinical and pathologic variables on biopsy complication rates. Paper presentation. American Society for Retina Specialists (ASRS), San Francisco, CA. August, 2016.
  • Berry DE, Seider MS, Stinnett S, Mruthyunjaya PM. Ocular Oncology Study Consortium Report 3: Baseline features and releationship to GEP class. Poster presentation. North Carolina Eye Physicians Society Annual Meeting, High Point, NC September 2016.
  • Berry DE, Walter SW, Chen X, Fekrat S. Grab n’ Glue: Repurposing of a 3-piece IOL. Surgical Video. Retina World Congress, Fort Lauderdale, FL, February 2017.
  • Mruthyunjaya PM, Berry DE, Seider MS, Schefler AC. Correlation of COMS-based size categorization and gene expression profile (GEP) subclassifications in uveal melanoma: a multi-center study. Paper presentation. International Society of Ocular Oncology Biennial Conference, Sydney, Australia, March 2017.
  • Constantine R, Thomas A, Berry DE, Fekrat S. Epidemiologic data and visual outcomes in patients with central retinal vein occlusion in the anti-VEGF era. Poster presentation. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).  Baltimore, MD.  May 2017.
  • Schefler, AC, Berry DE, Seider M, Stinnett S, Mruthyunjaya P.  Ocular Oncology Study Consortium Report 3: Baseline clinical features and relationship to GEP Class.  Paper presentation. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).  Baltimore, MD.  May 2017.
  • Jones L, Johnbull E, Berry DE, Donald R, Andrews J, Seifert B, Overmon A, Taicher B. Development of the “VIPs” (Vision Integrity in Perioperative Settings) Initiative: a structured corneal injury prevention program for critical care settings at a major academic medical center. Podium presentation. Duke University Department of Anesthesiology Annual Academic Evening, Durham, NC, May 2017.
  • Berry DE, Thomas A, Grewal DS, Fekrat S. Disorganization of the Retinal Inner Layers Associated with Final Visual Acuity in Central Retinal Vein Occlusion. Poster presentation. Duke Resident-Fellow Research Day, Durham, NC June 2017.
  • Fekrat S, Walter SD, Chen X, Berry DE. Frag Bag: A Novel Technique For Removal of Retained Lens Material.  Surgical Video. American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, August 2017.
  • Berry DE, Mruthynjaya PM, Seider MS, Stinnett S, Schefler AC. Relationship of Clinical Features and Baseline Tumor Size With Gene Expression Profile Status in Uveal Melanoma: A Multi-Institutional Study.  Poster presentation. American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, August 2017.
  • Fekrat S, Walter SD, Chen X, Berry DE. Frag Bag: A Novel Technique For Removal of Retained Lens Material.  Surgical Video. Retina Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, October 2017.
  • Berry DE, Thomas A, Grewal DS, Fekrat S. Disorganization of the Retinal Inner Layers Associated with Final Visual Acuity in Central Retinal Vein Occlusion. Poster presentation. Retina Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, October 2017.
  • Mruthyunjaya PM, Berry DE, Schefler AC. Correlation of gene expression profile status and American Joint Commission on Cancer (AJCC) stage in uveal melanoma.  Poster presentation. Retina Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, October 2017.

 

Honors & Leadership:

  • 2001 - Eagle Scout Award
  • 2005 – 2006 - Davidson College Freshman Hall Counselor (selected)
  • 2010 - COM Team Leader, Medical University of South Carolina (selected)
  • 2011 - S.E.A.R.C.H Grant Recipient (selected)
  • 2013 - Presidential Scholar, Medical University of South Carolina (selected)
  • 2013 - Interprofessional Fellow, Medical University of South Carolina
  • 2013 – 2014 - GME Council Representative, Spartanburg Regional Hospital (elected)
  • 2016 – Alumni Council, Duke University School of Medicine (selected)
  • 2016 - ACGME Clinical Learning Environment Review. Resident Representative, Duke University Hospital (selected)
  • 2016 – 2017 - GME Council Representative, Duke University Hospital (elected)
  • 2017 - K. Alexander Dastgheib Eye Surgery Award
    • Awarded to one senior resident by chosen by faculty for exemplary surgical skills and judgment
  • 2017 – 2018 - Chief Resident, Duke University Eye Center (selected)